Definición de cuprous en inglés:

cuprous

Saltos de línea: cu|prous
Pronunciación: /ˈkjuːprəs
 
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adjetivo

Chemistry
Of copper with a valency of one; of copper(I).
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • These reactions depend on the ability of the reducing sugar to convert cupric sulfate to cuprous oxide with a resulting color change.
  • The second is a group of cuprous [copper] oxide minerals, and ‘crepitus’ is an interesting medical word with two meanings that appear in the OED - with none in Webster's.
  • Under magnification, these altered surfaces do not exhibit the naturally occurring corrosion layers, such as red cuprous oxide and green, basic copper carbonate, that might be expected.

Origen

mid 17th century: partly directly from late Latin cuprum 'copper' (reinforced by cupric) + -ous.

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Pronunciación: ˈapəzɪt
adjective
apt in the circumstances or relation to something